CHOC offers medical care to children who are gender non-conforming, have genetic variations in the X and Y chromosomes or differences in genital development
The endocrine system is a complex collection of hormone-producing glands that control basic body functions such as metabolism, growth and sexual development.
Grand Rounds topic - Precocious Puberty & Premature Adrenarche: An Update - presented by Nikta Forghani, MD, Endocrinology, CHOC Children's Specialists.
Understanding your child’s growth and development is an important part of parenting. Use this guide from CHOC to follow along with your child's milestones.
if a child has frequent temper tantrums and consistently refuses to follow requests, he or she may have oppositional defiance disorder (ODD).
The goal of osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease) treatment is to prevent deformities and fractures and allow a child to function independently.
The primary goal of managing spina bifida is to prevent infection and to preserve the spinal cord and nerves that are exposed outside of the body.
The goal of treating kyphosis is to stop the progression of the spine curve and prevent deformity using observation with regular exams, surgery or bracing.
By becoming familiar with how it feels when everything is normal will make it easier to notice if something ever does change.
CHOC has the only cystic fibrosis center in Orange County for kids. We provide the best CF treatments so your child lives a long, healthy life.
Retractile testicles are testicles that are connected to more active muscles that cause the testicle to move in and out of the base of the scrotum regularly.
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) is caused by adrenal glands that do not work correctly.
Every little boy and girl grows up and goes through the stage of life called puberty. Hormones are responsible for many of the changes that they go through.
Dr. Eric Ball, a CHOC Children’s pediatrician, appeared on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio to discuss teens and insomnia, including how much sleep teens need, how puberty affects sleep cycles, and proper sleep hygiene.
Regionally recognized for patient care excellence, we provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders and offer innovative programs designed to enhance quality of life for patients.
Referral guidelines and forms are available to assist physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients.
Dr Maryam Gholizadeh is a board-certified pediatric surgeon who performs general and thoracic surgeries on infants, kids and teens at CHOC Children's.
Dr. Gibbs is a pediatric surgeon, also serving as director of trauma services at CHOC Children’s and division chief of pediatric surgery.
Dr. Yigit Guner is a board-certified pediatric surgeon who performs general and thoracic surgeries on infants, kids and teens at CHOC Children's.
Dr. Troy Reyna is a board-certified pediatric surgeon at CHOC Children's, specializing in pectus excavatum, hernias and hyperhidrosis.
Grand Rounds Speaker: Peter A. Lee, MD, PhD, Professor, with Tenure, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Endocrinology, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Dr. Peter Yu is a board-certified pediatric surgeon at CHOC Children's, performing all types of general surgery and specializing in neonatal surgery, perinatal counseling, pediatric laparoscopic surgery and hernia surgery.
Dr. Mustafa Kabeer is a board-certified pediatric surgeon at CHOC Children's, performing all types of general surgery and specializing in pectus excavatum (sunken chest), lung resection, hernia and robotic surgery.
Growth and Growth Disorders in Children Conference. Target Audience: Pediatricians, Family Practitioners, Pediatric Endocrine Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Adult Endocrinologists, Residents and Fellows in Pediatrics in Orange County
CHOC Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery provides expert treatment for all conditions needing general surgery, in a pediatric setting and with 24/7 access to specially trained surgeons.